College Football Boxscore: By The Numbers
A statistical look at the best numbers of Week Two in college football.
By: Braden Gall | 9/12/11, 6:28 PM EDT
-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on twitter)
Each week, Athlon will bring college football fans the most interesting, bizarre and thought-provoking statistics from the weekend of action.
60: Total points scored by the UConn Huskies in its last three games against FBS opponents - none of which came on an offensive touchdowns. They kicked nine field goals, blocked a punt, recovered a fumble in the endzone, returned two interceptions and scored on one kickoff return.
579: Total yards passing for Georgia Tech in two games. The Yellow Jackets threw for 1,091 yards in all of 2010.
22.3: Georgia Tech’s nation leading yards per pass attempt. Baylor is second at 14.3.
3.3: Yards per pass attempt by East Carolina’s Dominique Davis against Virginia Tech. He threw 38 passes for 127 yards.
948: Yards of total offense Michigan’s Denard Robinson has accounted for in his two wins over Notre Dame.
98.7%: Denard Robinson accounted for 446 of Michigan 452 total yards, or 98.7%.
45%: Notre Dame has entered the red zone 11 times and scored points five of them - good for 116th in the nation.
8: Number of times Army fumbled the ball in a 23-20 loss to San Diego State.
8: The number of passing touchdowns allowed by South Carolina in two games. The Cocks rank 110th in scoring defense at 39.5 points allowed per game.
48: Total yards for FAU against Michigan State. The Spartans held FAU to one first down.
12.2: Yards per touch by Oregon true freshman DeAnthony Thomas in his first two games. He has touched the ball 20 (12 rush, 8 rec.) times for 243 yards and three touchdowns.
153: The number of career receptions Michigan State’s B.J. Cunningham has after his five receptions this weekend. He is now MSU’s all-time leading receiver (148, Matt Trannon)
0: The number of total tackles on the season by Auburn’s Ryan Smith prior to stopping Mississippi State’s Chris Relf on the goalline as time expired in the Tigers 41-34 win.
474: A single-game school record for passing yards set this weekend by Colorado’s Tyler Hansen in an overtime loss to Cal. He was 28 of 49 passing.
3: Number of North Carolina quarterback Bryn Renner’s passes that have hit the ground out of 49 attempts. He has completed 42 and threw four interceptions.
60%: The percentage of passes caught by Bowling Green’s Eugene Cooper that have gone for a touchdown. He has 10 catches in two games and has scored a nation’s best six receiving touchdowns.
23: The number of touchdowns passes by Tennessee’s Tyler Bray in his first seven games as a starter. He has seven scoring strikes in two games this year against zero interceptions.
2: The total number of completions by the Wofford Terriers in the 35-27 loss to Clemson. Wofford entered the fourth quarter down by one point.
17.5: Total tackles per game by nation’s leading tackler Luke Kuechly through two games. The BC linebacker led the nation with 183 tackles as a sophomore and also posted 158 stops as a freshman.
123: Total points scored by Washington State in its first two games. It also marks the first back-to-back wins for Wassu since 2007.
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